There were a lot of entries sent to me this week covering a broad spectrum of green topics. We have money managers, green moms, crafters (check out the Barbie dress made from crocheted plastic bags), guys, gals, and everyone in between. So, here are the posts in the order I received them.
Grab a cup of whatever you think appropriate, sit back, and enjoy!
GrrlScientist presents Bottomfeeder: How to Eat Ethically in a World of Vanishing Seafood posted at Living the Scientific Life. [6/2012 Update: Post no longer available.]
Karen Hanrahan aka Mother Earth presents Clean Your Oven Without Losing Nose Hairs posted at Best of Mother Earth. Karen says, “What if a little elbow grease and a mighty and lovely non-toxic scouring paste could clean your oven?”
Tim presents The $15 Water Heater Upgrade posted at EcoNewMexico.com, saying “Buying a new, high efficiency water heater can cost at least $500, plus installation. Being a creative and frugal guy (read: cheap) I found a way to upgrade my water heater for only $15.”
Julena presents Review of Partially Organic Lavera Faces Wild Rose Moisturizing Cream posted at Organic Makeup and Skin Care.
Chris Baskind presents Twilight Time: 3 Ways to Green Winter Lighting Needs posted at Lighter Footstep, saying, “With darker months come heftier energy bills. But greening-up your winter lighting needs can save valuable resources — and your pocketbook. Here’s how to start.”
Sally Kneidel presents Environmental education: A new necessity for healthy kids? posted at Veggie Revolution, saying “Children with more access to outdoor play have higher cognitive functioning, fewer symptoms of ADHD, and less obesity – according to a recently published study. That’s been the spark for the new “No Child Left Inside” program, which will fund environmental education in K-12 classrooms over the next 5 years.”
RecycleCindy presents Yellow Barbie Plarn Dress posted on My Recycled Bags, saying “Barbie goes green! Check out the latest in recycled doll clothing as Barbie shows off her new yellow plarn dress. Its crocheted from old recycled plastic bags into a fun doll dress. Here is the free crochet pattern.”
Millie Kay presents Organic Food: Healthy Food Ideas For The Ordinary Shoppe posted at The Smarter Wallet.